CDes events this week -- September 20, 2010

Events

Challenges Facing Heritage Conservation Practices in a Democratic South Africa lecture by Hannetjie Du Preez
Wednesday, September 22, 2010, 6 p.m., 100 Rapson Hall
Learn about the heritage conservation practices instituted in South Africa since 1994. Du Preez will discuss the juxtaposition of heritage resources identified and formally protected under previous political regimes and the challenges of identifying, protecting, and conserving heritage resources for future generations, reflecting the cultural diversity of a democratic South Africa and the developmental agenda of the country.

College of Design Mentor Training Workshop
Thursday, September 23, 2010, 8 a.m., 303 Coffman Memorial Union
Are you new to mentoring or interested to learn more about the CDes mentor program? Join us for a Mentor Training Workshop. At the workshop, you will learn about your role as a mentor in the program as well as hear advice from past mentor and student participants. For more information or to RSVP, email cdesmentor@umn.edu. Over 100 College of Design mentors are still needed!

Exhibitions

Architecture and Landscape Architecture Library

Time Frames and Other Stories
Through October 16, 2010
Architectural plans create the pragmatic framework for a complex narrative of built space in the exhibition of work by Tom Rose (Art).

HGA Gallery

Andrea Cochran: Landscapes
Through October 24, 2010
Cochran's work draws boundaries with a controlled palette of materials, creating permeable edges that blur the line between the natural and built environment.

Questions? Contact Laura Walton at 612-626-6385 or lwalton@umn.edu.

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